Impact of highly active antiretroviral treatment on HIV seroincidence among men who have sex with men: San Francisco.
Any decrease in per contact risk of HIV transmission due to HAART use appears to have been counterbalanced or overwhelmed by increases in the number of unsafe sexual episodes.
Syphilis and HIV infection: an update.
This article focuses on the most recent literature describing the epidemiology, clinical manifestations, and treatment of syphilis in the context of HIV infection.
Enhanced molecular typing of treponema pallidum: geographical distribution of strain types and association with neurosyphilis.
An enhanced T. pallidum strain typing system that shows biological and clinical relevance is described and is believed to be the most discriminating typing system.
Macrolide resistance in Treponema pallidum in the United States and Ireland.
An HIV-infected patient in San Francisco with primary syphilis was treated with azithromycin, but the lesion did not resolve, and a mutation in the 23S rRNA genes of T. pallidum was identified.
Sex worker health: San Francisco style
The majority of sex workers have never discussed their work with a medical provider and domestic violence is extremely prevalent as is work related violence, so STI prevention interventions should target African-American and male sex workers.
Men who have sex with men and transgenders in Mumbai, India: an emerging risk group for STIs and HIV.
- M. Setia, C. Lindan, J. Klausner
- MedicineIndian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and…
- 1 November 2006
Prior STIs were strongly associated with HIV infection in MSM and TGs and these groups should be the focus of intensive intervention programs aimed at STI screening and treatment, reduction of risky sexual behavior and promotion of HIV counseling and testing.
Accepted but Unacceptable: Peripheral IV Catheter Failure
- R. Helm, J. Klausner, J. Klemperer, Lori M Flint, Emily Huang
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of Infusion Nursing
- 1 May 2015
Analysis of the mechanisms underlying the persistent high rate of peripheral IV failure reveals opportunities for improvement.
SEXINFO: a sexual health text messaging service for San Francisco youth.
- D. Levine, J. Mccright, Loren M. Dobkin, Andrew J. Woodruff, J. Klausner
- Psychology, MedicineAmerican Journal of Public Health
- 30 January 2008
In response to rising gonorrhea rates among African American youth in San Francisco, Calif, Internet Sexuality Information Services, Inc, in partnership with the San Francisco Department of Public…
Direct access to emergency contraception through pharmacies and effect on unintended pregnancy and STIs: a randomized controlled trial.
While removing the requirement to go through pharmacists or clinics to obtain EC increases use, the public health impact may be negligible because of high rates of unprotected intercourse and relative underutilization of the method.
Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Reinfection Is Associated With Increased Risk of HIV Seroconversion
- K. Bernstein, J. Marcus, G. Nieri, S. Philip, J. Klausner
- Medicine, BiologyJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes
- 1 April 2010
Among MSM infected with rectal GC or CT, a history of 2 additional prior rectal infections was associated with an 8-fold increased risk of HIV infection, a population in need of innovative HIV-prevention interventions.